The Aims Digital Blog

Welcome to the Aims Digital blog – covering the latest and the best from the eLearning industry! Read about the latest trends, and our thoughts on how the world of learning is shaping up.
Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?

Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?

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The most talked about words in the world of technology these days are Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The concept of Virtual Reality was initiated for the video game industry. It can possibly be “the next big thing” in eLearning industry as well, but it seems that VR is a bit ahead of its time for corporate learning. Augmented Reality is a technology that allows you to create the illusion of multimedia objects. Thus, using AR in corporate learning allows us to explore many possibilities to enhance the learning experience for materials and onboarding experiences.

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5 Ways a New Skill Can Help Improve Your Career

5 Ways a New Skill Can Help Improve Your Career

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Learning is not a destination, but a journey. Every day, every new experience, every interaction with a person, known or unknown, is an opportunity to learn something new. At times consciously; at times, subconsciously.

At your workplace, it becomes even more critical to keep learning, whether it’s new skills, new knowledge or simply to upgrade your knowledge.

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Articulate Storyline – Whose Tool Is It Anyway?

Articulate Storyline – Whose Tool Is It Anyway?

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There was a time when one could be sure of their responsibilities – the ID did the writing, the designer created the graphics assets, and the developer created the course. That's it – very simple. No stepping on each other's toes.

But all that changed with the advent of rapid authoring tools. Now, eLearning course creation became easy, overnight. And everybody wanted a piece of the action. The developers were floored by the simplicity; the graphics designers found it easy enough to try, and the instructional designers were convinced they did not need the developers any longer.

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Tricking The Mind to Learn: Benefiting From Cognitive Biases

Tricking The Mind to Learn: Benefiting From Cognitive Biases

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Left to itself, learning is a fairly simple process. We see; we experience; and we learn. Our mind somehow assimilates the information that interests it, and it gets retained.

The challenge arises when we look to impart formal, sit-down training. That is when things get tricky. Any training that is mundane doesn’t stick and the mind begins to forget as quickly as it learns.

But there’s a secret of the mind that aids and engages the audience – Cognitive Bias.

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QA In eLearning - How Important Is It?

QA In eLearning - How Important Is It?

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Have you ever bought anything that isn’t tested for quality; even something intangible? So, would anyone really buy “education” before assuring a quality check? Nonetheless, before talking about the quality assurance in eLearning, let’s first see what the term “quality” actually means.

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